2014 NFL Predictions: Week 1

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A look at my NFL weekly predictions for Week 1 of the 2014 season.

Early games of the week will be released on those days. Full predictions come out on Saturdays. Point spreads come from bovada.lv. Confidence points are for the straight-up predictions ONLY, not the picks against the spread. What are confidence points?

Last Week: 0-0
Last Week against the spread: 0-0
Last Week confidence points: 0 of 136

This Week: 10-6
This Week against the spread: 7-9
This Week confidence points: 73 of 136

Overall: 10-6
Overall against the spread: 7-9
Overall confidence points: 73 of 136

Green Bay Packers (0-0) at Seattle Seahawks (0-0)
Prediction: Seattle 27, Green Bay 20
Actual Score: Seattle 36, Green Bay 16
Spread Pick: Seattle -6
Actual Score: Seattle 36, Green Bay 16
Confidence Points: 10

New Orleans Saints (0-0) at Atlanta Falcons (0-0)
Prediction: New Orleans 27, Atlanta 23
Actual Score: Atlanta 37, New Orleans 34
Spread Pick: New Orleans -3
Actual Score: Atlanta 37, New Orleans 34
Confidence Points: 9

Minnesota Vikings (0-0) at St. Louis Rams (0-0)
Prediction: St. Louis 24, Minnesota 17
Actual Score: Minnesota 34, St. Louis 6
Spread Pick: St. Louis -3.5
Actual Score: Minnesota 34, St. Louis 6
Confidence Points: 7

Cleveland Browns (0-0) at Pittsburgh Steelers (0-0)
Prediction: Pittsburgh 23, Cleveland 13
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 30, Cleveland 27
Spread Pick: Pittsburgh -7
Actual Score: Pittsburgh 30, Cleveland 27
Confidence Points: 12

Jacksonville Jaguars (0-0) at Philadelphia Eagles (0-0)
Prediction: Philadelphia 37, Jacksonville 13
Actual Score: Philadelphia 34, Jacksonville 17
Spread Pick: Philadelphia -10.5
Actual Score: Philadelphia 34, Jacksonville 17
Confidence Points: 16

Oakland Raiders (0-0) at New York Jets (0-0)
Prediction: NY Jets 23, Oakland 14
Actual Score: NY Jets 19, Oakland 14
Spread Pick: NY Jets -5.5
Actual Score: NY Jets 19, Oakland 14
Confidence Points: 14

Cincinnati Bengals (0-0) at Baltimore Ravens (0-0)
Prediction: Cincinnati 20, Baltimore 17
Actual Score: Cincinnati 23, Baltimore 16
Spread Pick: Cincinnati +1
Actual Score: Cincinnati 23, Baltimore 16
Confidence Points: 1

Buffalo Bills (0-0) at Chicago Bears (0-0)
Prediction: Chicago 34, Buffalo 20
Actual Score: Buffalo 23, Chicago 20
Spread Pick: Chicago -7
Actual Score: Buffalo 23, Chicago 20
Confidence Points: 15

Washington Redskins (0-0) at Houston Texans (0-0)
Prediction: Houston 24, Washington 17
Actual Score: Houston 17, Washington 6
Spread Pick: Houston -3
Actual Score: Houston 17, Washington 6
Confidence Points: 5

Tennessee Titans (0-0) at Kansas City Chiefs (0-0)
Prediction: Kansas City 28, Tennessee 14
Actual Score: Tennessee 26, Kansas City 10
Spread Pick: Kansas City -3
Actual Score: Tennessee 26, Kansas City 10
Confidence Points: 8

New England Patriots (0-0) at Miami Dolphins (0-0)
Prediction: New England 27, Miami 20
Actual Score: Miami 33, New England 20
Spread Pick: New England -5
Actual Score: Miami 33, New England 20
Confidence Points: 11

Carolina Panthers (0-0) at Tampa Bay Buccaneers (0-0)
Prediction: Tampa Bay 23, Carolina 16
Actual Score: Carolina 20, Tampa Bay 14
Spread Pick: Tampa Bay -3
Actual Score: Carolina 20, Tampa Bay 14
Confidence Points: 13

San Francisco 49ers (0-0) at Dallas Cowboys (0-0)
Prediction: San Francisco 20, Dallas 17
Actual Score: San Francisco 28, Dallas 17
Spread Pick: Dallas +4.5
Actual Score: San Francisco 28, Dallas 17
Confidence Points: 6

Indianapolis Colts (0-0) at Denver Broncos (0-0)
Prediction: Denver 31, Indianapolis 27
Actual Score: Denver 31, Indianapolis 24
Spread Pick: Indianapolis +8
Actual Score: Denver 31, Indianapolis 24
Confidence Points: 3

New York Giants (0-0) at Detroit Lions (0-0)
Prediction: Detroit 26, NY Giants 17
Actual Score: Detroit 35, NY Giants 14
Spread Pick: Detroit -6
Actual Score: Detroit 35, NY Giants 14
Confidence Points: 4

San Diego Chargers (0-0) at Arizona Cardinals (0-0)
Prediction: Arizona 21, San Diego 20
Actual Score: Arizona 18, San Diego 17
Spread Pick: San Diego +3
Actual Score: Arizona 18, San Diego 17
Confidence Points: 2

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